Wednesday, December 2, 2020

CPT reinforces message to politicians

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has reinforced the messages contained in its Bus Strategy ahead of the general election on 12 December by...

CPT Coach Conference promises leading speakers

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has announced details of its National Coach Conference. Entitled Tomorrow’s World: Driving the coach forward, it will be held...

Express Motors proceeds of crime hearing adjourned

The three Jones brothers jailed for fraud last year have failed to submit financial statements A proceeds of crime hearing involving the four Jones family...

Traffic Commissioners open door to revised punctuality measure

Technology developments mean that six-minute window may no longer be suitable The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have indicated that they will “review and modernise” the approach...

Proposed immigration policy shift ‘may hurt driver recruitment’: CPT

Trade organisation calls for coach and bus drivers to be on a shortage occupation list Proposed changes to immigration policy risk creating a further staff...

Regulation funding is key, say Traffic Commissioners

Traffic Commissioners are continuing to see pressure on funding, and that could come to impact the ability of them to regulate effectively, they say The...

Matheson: LEZ rollout in four largest Scottish cities ‘critical’

It is “critical” that Low Emission Zones (LEZs) are introduced “by 2020” in Scotland’s four largest cities, says Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and...

Action desired to clamp down on bogus restricted O-Licences

Preliminary findings show a ‘significant number’ fail the main occupation test Findings from a pilot investigation into the extent to which restricted O-Licence holders do...

Presenting the case for biogas

Electric continues to be pushed as a means of achieving Britain’s carbon zero goals – but alternatives still have their place Experimentation in alternative propulsion...

Bristol City Council’s CAZ plans include a small area diesel ban

If the ‘ambitious’ plans are approved changes could be introduced in March 2021 Bristol City Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve a plan for...

Obituary: Solent Coaches founder Albert Skew

Albert Skew, founder of Solent Coaches, has died peacefully at the age of 91. Albert and wife Pam founded Solent Coaches in 1972 with a...